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's john sasaki has been speaking to parents about the steps they are taking. >> reporter: we are across the street from the school where parents picked up the last of their children 20 minutes ago. in the days since this story broke it has been the talk all over town. talk that a teacher tied up a two-year-old girl with tape because she didn't want to take a nap. that woman was banned this week from working with children. we talked to parents, some who were concerned, others were not. >> it is really sad that somebody could do that to a baby. >> every day thing and it does happen somewhere all the time. it is a big world. >> we look for -- spent lot of time observing. many of the ones that i felt comfortable with invited the kids to join in right away. >> reporter: contact the state department to see if a school is properly license and if it had violations and you can ask the school if all staff had background checks. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new tonight at six p.m. an experiment is underway. he tells us the city asked for the removal of some of the red chairs at 17th and c
organization that serves a local high school. new at 10:00, john sasaki live in contra costa county where those thieves hit sometime during the past week. john-- >> reporter: frank, those two groups they store all of their supplies here and tonight they are devastated. one gives high school seniors a night of their lives and the other delivers christmas to thousands of people who would other wise go without. >> reporter: christmas trees in march, but here in contra costa county there is not much christmas cheer. >> after 28 years it shuts us down. >> reporter: these organizations help supply christmas to hundreds of people every year. >> anyone who needs christmas. >> reporter: but all that is in jeopardy because thieves broke into the warehouse and cleaned up most everything of value. >> all our big cooks pots, thousands of dollars of presents. they took our trees, decorations, clothes every single thing -- 68 tables. 100 chairs. >> unconsciousable that someone would steal from an organization like that. >> they got probably $10,000 of equipment of ours which included tools, electronics, exten
left administrators and students reeling from the loss. john sasaki is live in san bruiny on where the thieves made off with high-priced technology. john? >> reporter: gasia, about 10:00 last night, the thieves cut that chain and in the back of the building into the technology classrooms. someone broke through the door to get into the room, and it was fully stocked with im ac computers and carts with ipads, ipods, and other computers but the thieves went to the newest and most expensive m ac books with nothing else touched rising the possibility that the criminals knew the layout. they took 22 computers but dropped four of them outside getting away. >> each of the computers is worth $2,000, and i have not begun to price out the software on there. most is subscription based. we pay a fee every year. >> if someone can reach out and help us find them, anybody they can do to help, we will accept it because it's for the children. >> reporter: the school is now on spring break and the staff and police are hoping to find the computers before the students return a week from monday. live in
in a massive crime sweep today. john sasaki is live in oakland where city leaders say these efforts must be paired with gun control laws. >> reporter: oakland police have been hitting the most violent gangs in the city hard. today they targeted one specific gang. oakland police released this survey listens video of a recent armed robbery near lake merit they say was committed by members of a relatively new gang. >> they were responsible for a numerous robberies of similar motives to this. we want the public we showed to ask them if they recognize the face of those who were victims. probably the most violent young group of people i've seen in my 25 years. >> repoer: police also released video showing a huge operation they conducted this morning in which they served 24 search warrants and busted 18 known gang members. >> we found out fairly quickly these groups were coming up with different ways every day to commit crimes around the city. >> reporter: at a news conference today, melinda hayes invoked the napes of the detectives who were recently killed. >> the risks our investigators take
all day, thousands came out to honor two fallen officers all day. john sasaki shows us how baker and butler were remembered. >> reporter: the hp pavilion seemed like the saddest place on earth today. the families of the slain police officers along with thousands of law enforcement officers governor jerry brown and a heartbroken santa cruz community remembered and said goodbye to detective elizabeth butler and detective sergeant butch baker. >> remembering who they were will help us get through this together. >> reporter: who they were were parents as well as peace officers. sergeant butch baker had a wife and three children. >> you are the very reason there is good in my life. because early on you made sure that of that. >> reporter: detective butler had a 2-year-old and 4-year-old joaquin. but his partner shared what he said he promised her before she died. >> i whispered to her that i would teach her about boys and make sure they would always know what a great person their mom was. >> reporter: butler and baker were shot to death nine days ago as they attempted to interview an
unveiling of a vietnam memorial honoring soldiers. john sasaki was there where hundreds paid to pay respects for those who made the ultimate sacrifice. >> reporter: all the way over to xavier, this new memorial holds the nails of the 142 sons of san jose who paid the ultimate price during the vietnam war. hundreds game together near hp pavilion to honor the men from san jose who died in vietnam. a dramatic tribute, a helicopter flew over the new vietnam memorial. one of those who died was 20- year-old kenneth dahl his sister was here and honoring her brother and jason hall. p who was killed on -- hall, who was killed on 911. >> i'm so proud of them. i miss them. so proud of their service to our country. >> happy to see it, as a vietnam veteran myself, it's important to honor those who served during the era. >> there has been a steady stream of people stopping by to pay attention to, to honor and really appreciate the message here at this memorial. live in san jose, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> it's a service held for centuries at the vatican but pope francis is making some chang
in the south bay to honor those killed during had a war. ktvu's john sasaki was in san josi, where soldiers' families told him about the importance of that monument. >> reporter: in dramatic tribute a vietnam- error helicopter flew over the any san josi vietnam memorial. >> it's important to acknowledge the service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during that era. >> reporter: hundreds came together to honor the 142 men known as the sons of san josi. >> who sacrificed their lives fighting for the freedom and ideas of our country. >> reporter: the crowd was moved as the memorial was unveiled. then all the names were honored individually. >> lance corporal steven walters, jr.. marine corps. >> one of those who died was 20-year-old kenneth dahl and his sister was there honoring both him and their brother jason dahl the captain the united 93 that crashed in pennsylvania on 9/11. >> i'm so proud of both of them. it's been over the years, i'm so proud of their service to our country. >> reporter: what do you think? >> you just don't think about it, you feel it. >> reporter: aft
the new pope, ktvu's john sasaki continues our coverage. john? >> reporter: st. mary's is the primary church for the diocese and today was the place to be for celebrating the church's new leader. [ singing ] >> reporter: this afternoon's service began with the procession and the archbishop expressed gratitude. >> first pope from the americas. >> reporter: this was a normal service but many people felt they had to be here today for the pope. >> special taking the name francis for our city of san francisco. reach out to the poor. >> reporter: he summed up the feeling in unconventional terms. >> this is an emotional high for us. >> reporter: pope francis was an unknown before yesterday but they learned about him quickly. >> i am impressed that he road the bus. he did his own cooking. >> he preaches -- simple life. i think that is very encouraging. >> we had to pray hard the holy spirit would give us what we need and we have it. >> the pope opposes gay marriage. something the archbishop could be overcome in san francisco. >> i hope someone who has been so strong on social justice issues.
in involving several cases of wine. ktvu's john sasaki sin san francisco and tells us this wine was worth a lot of money. john? >> reporter: frank, that is right. this is a $5 bottle and each bottle was worth 200 times that amount. details are sketchy but it was tuesday that someone broke into this building in san francisco and into fine wines international. they stole 80 80 bottles of wine, more than $100,000. they have been here for more than 30 years. their less pricy bottles cost $20,000 a case and one costs $37,000 a case. police are trying to find out if this was a crime of opportunity or something else. >> when someone breaks in, you never know what they will get and the police department always looks into whether or not this place was cased, was it a random act or inside job. that is something the police department always looks at. >> reporter: police want to hear from anyone who may have seen something here the other night. live in san francisco, john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> chevron reduced the bonehouse ceo will -- bonus the ceo will receive due to the fire in august. they cu
from a san bruno elementary school. john sasaki is live with more on why they did it and left a bloody mess behind. john? >> reporter: gasia, this is where the bad guys got in, cut this chain and through the gate and broke into the technology classroom. a small window and a door had to be replaced today after someone broke through a door and made off with a collection of mac book computers last night. >> that's sad that you think that's okay, to steal from kids. >> reporter: the thieves got into the roomfuly stocked with imac computers and filled with ipads, ipods, and computers but went straight to the newest and most expensive mac books. >> not only a loss for the children and what they're losing, the technology but for children when something like this happens, it scares them. >> i think whoever took these knew exactly this was the most expensive computer in the room. >> reporter: raising the possibility that the criminals knew the layout and the way each computer was stored. they dropped four of them outside while getting away. >> why? why would somebody do that? that's why i was a
that standoff just ended. over the course of the standoff there was gunfire back and forth. john sasaki is here now and tells us what he's just learned about what happened to the suspect inside. john. >> reporter: frank, this has been a very tense day here in vallejo. we're at the corner of illinois street and sonoma. a pink and white house which has a gaping hole in the front. an armored vehicle slammed into it this afternoon. this episode started around 11:30 when police received calls about a man with a rifle. dozens of officers rushed to the scene, blocked off the area and started negotiating with the man. at some point he either fired with the officers or pointed his weapon at them. officer opened fire, unleashing perhaps dozens of rounds. they rammed the vehicle into that house. a short time later the man was found dead inside. >> we heard police outside. when we looked out the window we saw the police and commotion. >> as we were trying to get him to give up peacefully he came to the front of the residence, broke a window out with a shotgun and pointed it at the officers. the officers fi
was certainly on the mind of many bay area catholics. john sasaki spoke to catholics from all throughout the state. >> we're here this morning to pray for our pope benedict xvi. >> reporter: a mass wishing pope benedict a fond farewell as he became the first sitting pope to resign in 600 years. >> the resignation is an act of faith. it is an act of faith that the risen christ is always with the new church. >> reporter: the faithful in san francisco say they will miss their now former leader. >> i think he was a wonderful pope. i think it's a nice way to recognize each pope and a good time to go to mass and reflect. >> reporter: the church will have no pope until all the cardinals under 80 years old will meet as a conclave. perhaps a cardinal from africa, south america or the united states will rise to the top. >> it's an exciting motion because we wait for that white smoke to come. >> reporter: white smoke is the sign that a new pope has been chosen. >> reporter: at asisi students were doing a class project but the pope was still on their mind. >> i never thought he would resign. i was v
of police about just how violent some of these gang members are. john sasaki has the story. >> reporter: police officers and state agents dropped the hammer on some of oakland's most violent offenders. all part of an effort to rid the streets of violent offenders. >> probably the most violent group of people i've seen in the last few years. >> reporter: they're violent not for money or turf. >> it was basically they hated the other gang. >> reporter: police released this surveillance video they say was committed by members of that new gang. >> we found out fairly quickly that these groups every day were planning on ways to commit violent acts within the community of oakland. >>> this - - >> reporter: this is all part of operation seize fire. oakland city officials hosted a huge press conference with other local state and federal law enforcement which have been leading related efforts. >> there were 23 arrests and in those arrests we have seized 55 firearms that included four assault weapons. >> reporter: afterward, mayor quan told us that it was meant as a warning to those offenders. >
of life. the latest attack is something they say they've never seen before. john sasaki shows us what the vandals did and what the business owners are calling for. >> reporter: 17th street in oakland bustles with diners and shoppers during the day. sometimes at night different visitors come. >> the glue was sprayed into the lock. into this lock. >> reporter: over the weekend someone filled every door lock and padlock with glue. even hitting this access box. >> this is something that someone would have had to brought something with them. >> reporter: there's been plenty of vandalism. >> they do a mess every day we found and they cut the awning. >> reporter: police told me they received no reports. >> if a lot of security walking around in the daytime and they care, they do what they can. but we need somebody walking around and doing something at night. >> reporter: reverend who owns a clothing store is looking for help elsewhere we need the hell's angels. we need the black panthers. we need whoever can come out here and keep us from having to close our doors because of this vandalism.
've never seen before. john sasaki shows us what the vandals did and what the business owners are calling for. >> reporter: 17th street in oakland bustles with diners and shoppers during the day. sometimes at night different visitors come. >> the glue was sprayed into the lock. into this lock. >> reporter: over the weekend someone filled every door lock and padlock with glue. even hitting this access box. >> this is something that someone would have had to brought something with them. >> reporter: there's been plenty of vandalism. >> they do a mess every day we found and they cut the awning. >> reporter: police told me they received no reports. >> if a lot of security walking around in the daytime and they care, they do what they can. but we need somebody walking around and doing something at night. >> reporter: reverend who owns a clothing store is looking for help elsewhere we need the hell's angels. we need the black panthers. we need whoever can come out here and keep us from having to close our doors because of this vandalism. >> reporter: something has to change. >> we've toll rated
in vallejo today. lockdown after a report of a man with a rifle. ktvu's john sasaki tells us why the reported gunman was familiar to police, and why his death is still a mystery. >> reporter: a conflict between police and a man with a gun has shattered the peace in vallejo today. >> the hard, there's a whole bunch of shots. >> reporter: this started when police received calls of a man with a rifle standing outside of a house on illinois street. >> i know the man, very nice people. >> officers rushed to the scene, including from surrounding agencies, locked out the area, and started negotiating with the man. >> as we were working on this, and trying to get him to give up peacefully, he came to the front of the residence, broke a window out with a shotgun and pointed it at the officers. the officers fired on the man. >> we heard police on the bull horn outside. i looked out the window, and seen all the police and the commotion. they let off like 50, 60 rounds. >> reporter: that woman says she just moved in across the street three weeks ago after leaving west oakland. >> why did you leave west o
with a rifle. ktvu's john sasaki tells us why the reported gunman was familiar to police, and why his death is still a mystery. >> reporter: a conflict between police and a man with a gun has shattered the peace in vallejo today. >> the hard, there's a whole bunch of shots. >> reporter: this started when police received calls of a man with a rifle standing outside of a house on illinois street. >> i know the man, very nice people. >> officers rushed to the scene, including from surrounding agencies, locked out the area, and started negotiating with the man. >> as we were working on this, and trying to get him to give up peacefully, he came to the front of the residence, broke a window out with a shotgun and pointed it at the officers. the officers fired on the man. >> we heard police on the bull horn outside. i looked out the window, and seen all the police and the commotion. they let off like 50, 60 rounds. >> reporter: that woman says she just moved in across the street three weeks ago after leaving west oakland. >> why did you leave west oakland? >> for a better place to live for my kids
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